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Asad ullah Khan


Research Fellow

Areas of Research:

Terrorism, Extremism and Radicalization

Mr. Asad Ullah Khan is working as a Research Associate at the Institute of Strategic Studies, Islamabad. He holds an M.Sc in International Relations from National Defence University, Islamabad. He also holds a degree of Certified Accounting Technician from the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants, Glasgow U.K. He has previously worked as a research associate at the Centre for Pakistan and Gulf Studies, Islamabad. Mr. Khan is an author of various newspaper articles. He has also co-authored a chapter, with Mr. Rahim Ullah Yousufzai, for a book titled “Militancy in FATA: Cultural and Religious Dimensions”.

asadkhan@issi.org.pk

Issue Brief on “Kashmir Finds A Voice at UNSC Once Again”

For the second time during past six months, United Nations Security Council deliberated on the Kashmir issue at its forum. The recent meeting was...

Pakistan Under Siege, Afzal, Madiha. Penguin India Press: 2018, 192.

The author, Madiha Afzal, a US-based scholar, explains the structural roots of extremism in Pakistan by focusing on the dimensions law, education...

Issue Brief on “Pakistan & FATF: Meeting the Challenge”

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF), after a five days meeting in Paris on October 15, 2019, retained its earlier decision to keep Pakistan...

Issue Brief on “BLA’s Designation: A Sign of Improving Pak-US Relations”

In a recent move by United States in July 2019, the Baloch Liberation Army (BLA) has been listed as Specially Designated Global Terrorist Group...

Issue Brief on “FATF’s Aggressive Campaign Against Pakistan”

Financial Action Task Force (FATF), the regime to control terror financing and money laundering has put Pakistan on its 'grey list' since June 2018...

Countering Terrorism. Martha Crenshaw and Gary LaFree. Washington D.C: Brookings Institution Press, 2017, 288.

The two prominent scholars in the field of terrorism studies, Martha Crenshaw and Gary LaFree have tried to argue in their book Countering Terrorism...

Issue Brief on “National Action Plan: Achievements and Limitations”

Pakistan has experienced the wave of terrorism for around two decades for which the nation has borne a huge cost in both human and...

Issue Brief on “Need For Reforming the Anti-Terrorism Act 1997 (ATA)”

The Anti-Terrorism Act 1997 (ATA) is the primary substantive law that governs counter-terrorism measures by Pakistan. The legislative intent underpinning the ATA was to...

Issue Brief on “FATF Grey List: Time for Pakistan to Take Bold Steps”

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) formally placed Pakistan on the grey list due to ‘strategic deficiencies’ in its anti-money laundering and terrorism financing...

Issue Brief on “National Action Plan: A Road to Peaceful Pakistan”

In the wake of the US war on terror, Pakistan has borne the brunt of terrorists attacks that have killed more than 70,000 people...